draw attention to (oneself, someone, or something)

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draw attention to (oneself, someone, or something)

To induce others to look at or focus on oneself, someone, or something. Because Alison was late, she crept into the conference room quietly, in an attempt to avoid drawing attention to herself. I put the blanket there strategically to avoid drawing attention to the stain on the couch.
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draw someone's attention to someone or something

to attract someone to notice or focus on someone or something. Now, I would like to draw your attention to Fred, the gentleman we have all heard so much about. Could I draw your attention to the statue standing at the entrance?
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The episode is again drawing attention to one of the central tensions in Cruz's political universe: his years working for - and enthusiastically supporting - the same Bushes who now symbolize the GOP establishment he is torching in his White House bid," Svitek writes.
Mr Soulage made a point of drawing attention to one of the main advantages of the ESIF, namely that they allow long-term public investment to be carried out in the regions based on guaranteed and predictable EU co-financing.
A common method of greenwashing is using packaging that is coloured green or drawing attention to one sustainable aspect of a product that has many other environmentally degrading attributes.
Dear Editor, I would like to thank Alun Thorne for his article drawing attention to one of the many ways that environmental policies can fit it with economic growth and regeneration (WMBC urge Mandelson to encourage electric-powered vans - 26 May).
Linda Layne appeals to the legacy of the Second Wave women's health movement while drawing attention to one of its lacunae: help for women whose pregnancies end in loss against their wishes.
Newcastle City Council Executive Member for Regeneration, Planning and Transport Greg Stone said: "Jon's cycle rides are a dramatic way of drawing attention to one alternative to the car ( that's why we asked him to the event.